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TV Ratings: Andy Rooney Goes Out Strong on CBS’ '60 Minutes'

"Pan Am" is off 19% in its second week as NBC's "Sunday Night Football" dominates Sunday.

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NBC dominated Sunday night with the Jets-Ravens game.

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CBS came in second place with its 60 Minutes episode featuring Andy Rooney's last regular segment rating a 3.5 in the key 18-49 demo and drawing 16.1 million viewers.

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On Fox, which was in third, Family Guy was down 15 percent from last week, but still rated a strong 3.5, tying with 60 Minutes in the key demo. A new episode of The Simpsons rated 3.0, down 23 percent. The Cleveland Show rated a 2.6, down 15 percent. American Dad was down 10 percent.

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ABC premiered America's Funniest Home Videos to a 1.5, down 21 percent and its lowest-rated premiere ever. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition was up 9 percent (2.1), but Desperate Housewives was down 9 percent (2.9). Pan Am rated a 2.5, down 19 percent from its series premiere last week.

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Below, networks rated by demo:

NBC - 5.9, 14.6 million viewers (numbers are approximate)
- Football Night in America – 2:  3.8, 9.4 million viewers                                         
- Football Night in America – 3:  4.9, 12.5 million viewers                                   
- Sunday Night Football (NY Jets vs. Baltimore):  7.3, 17.7 million viewers

CBS - 3.1, 13 million viewers (numbers are approximate with NFL overruns)
- NFL Over-run:  5.5, 18.4 million viewers                                          
- 60 Minutes:  3.5, 16.1 million viewers                
- Amazing Race 19:  3.0, 10.8 million viewers
- The Good Wife:  2.1, 10.8 million viewers
- CSI: Miami:  2.3, 9.8 million viewers


FOX - 2.7, 5.8 million viewers
- The Cleveland Show (RP):  2.4, 6.3 million viewers


- The Simpsons (RS):  2.0, 4.5 million viewers                                            
- The Simpsons:  3.0, 6.1 million viewers
- The Cleveland Show:  2.6, 5.5 million viewers
- Family Guy:  3.5, 6.9 million viewers
- American Dad:  2.7, 5.7 million viewers

ABC - 2.3, 7.6 million viewers
- America's Funniest Home Videos  (P):  1.5, 6.4 million viewers
- Extreme Makeover: Home Edition:  2.1, 7.1 million viewers
- Desperate Housewives:  2.9, 9 million viewers
- Pan Am:  2.5, 7.7 million viewers
 

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Lindsay.Powers@thr.com; @LKPE